May Specials at Euro Cycles of Tampa Bay

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BMW Specials
BMW’s “The Time Is Now” May Sales Program

BMW Motorrad is offering these factory-to-dealer incentives for a limited time.

On 2015 BMW F 800 GT Save $1,250!

On 2015 BMW K 1600 GT Save $2,000!

On 2015 BMW K 1600 GTL Exclusive Save $2,250!

Save Now On These New 2016 BMW Motorcycles!
On 2016 F 800 R Save $600!

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Motorcycle Fatalities Spike From Last Year

The Governors Highway Safety Association report determined that the biggest jump in motorcycle fatalities a year ago came in Florida, where the death toll was estimated at 550, up from 450 in 2014. A major reason is a majority of bikers do not wear recommended safety gear. According to the University of South Florida’s Center [...]

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An Open Letter to Everyone I Meet That Finds Out I Ride A Motorcycle

Let me stop you right there, mmmm-kay? I can tell by that little intake of breath what’s coming next. Thank you in advance, but I already know that motorcycles are “dangerous.” After nearly twenty years of riding on the streets, I am aware; telling me now will not be a revelation. It is not an [...]

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2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Demo Day

(Demo ride the MTS 1200 Enduro this Saturday May 7th!)
 
The Wild Side of Ducati

Time to reconceive the heights of performance and technology and rewrite the rules of adventure. The new Multistrada 1200 Enduro takes travel into a new domain. 160 hp Ducati Testastretta DVT engine, 30-litre fuel tank, 19″ front wheel, spoked wheels and 200 mm of [...]

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MotoGP: Ducati Speaks Jorge Lorenzo Acquisition

The first piece to the MotoGP season is in play with Lorenzo’s move to Ducati, but why did they choose Lorenzo, how did it happen, and what’s the plan for the future?
Ducati talked to the media on Thursday before the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez, but they don’t want to talk about it anymore. [...]

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The Evolution of the Moto Guzzi V9’s Engine

 
Now that Moto Guzzi’s small block V-Twin has come to full maturity—with its final growth to the 850ccs of the latest V9—it’s worth retracing the history of this controversial engine.
This engine was requested by the late Alejandro De Tomaso, after the failure of the Benelli 254 and the rather skimpy life of the Moto Guzzi 350 [...]

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Be Kind To Your Motorcycle Engine(When it Starts.)

My paternal grandfather was an Indiana state engineer, and was provided with a state car. I clearly remember him leaving the house for work, starting his 1949 Ford, and instantly flooring it for several seconds. Seeing my dad making a face, I asked why.
“He says if he doesn’t do that, it stalls.”
Revving an engine the [...]

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2015 Norton Commando 961 Sport /Cafe Racer Road Test

The first Norton Commando I ever kickstarted was the Kenny Dreer-built, alloy-bodied VR880 that graced our September 1999 cover. I’ve been scarred ever since.
It was then, and remains now, one of the great motorcycle experiences of a long and varied riding career and directly resulted in buying my own low-mileage original 1974 850 Commando.
That very VR880 was [...]

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Ducati Set to Dominate in 2017 MotoGP with Lorenzo

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.
That’s a policy that’s served Ducati well, after their long and patient courtship of Jorge Lorenzo, which can be traced all the way back to the summer of 2009, finally ended in success this week.
In one stroke of a pen, Lorenzo became MotoGP™’s highest paid rider, [...]

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The American Era of Norton Cafe Racers

What’s an undisputedly great motorcycle name worth in reaching customers? Just ask Polaris how much it invested in Victory over 15 years and to compare that with the comparatively easy ride the Indian name has provided. In Indian’s first year, Polaris motorcycle sales doubled. That’s the magic of strong brand recognition and a place in [...]

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Moto Guzzi Charity Raffle Bike

BIKE RAFFLE:
We will be raffling off a 1988 Moto Guzzi V11
- $5 raffle tickets available at the shop.
- Test ride a Moto Guzzi (we will have them by next Friday) and automatically get a free raffle ticket.
- You DO NOT HAVE TO BE PRESENT to win!
100% of the proceed go to Big Brothers Big Sisters [...]

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